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GLOBALG.A.P Certification at Closed Plant Factories in Japan News Update 31 Jan 2020 Certification GLOBALG.A.P Certification at Closed Plant Factories in Japan GFSI Japan Local Group Communication WG (GFSI): We spoke with Takao Akita, Executive Officer of Vitec Vegetable Factory Co., Ltd., one of the largest plant factory operators in Japan, which obtained GLOBALG.A.P. for all 5 factories in Japan. Vitec Vegetable Factory Co., Ltd. (VVF): Our parent company is Restar Holdings Corporation (HQ: Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo) which […]
GLOBALG.A.P. Adds to Its GFSI-Recognition Press Release 25 Aug 2016 GLOBALG.A.P. Adds to Its GFSI-Recognition PARIS, 25 August, 2016 – The GFSI Board of Directors is pleased to announce a new scope extension. The GLOBALG.A.P. Harmonized Produce Safety Standard V1.0 has been successfully benchmarked by GFSI and has achieved recognition against the GFSI Guidance Document Sixth Edition, Scope BI – Farming of Plants and D1- Pre Processing Handling of Plant Products. After a […]
The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Recognises GLOBALG.A.P. Aquaculture Scope Extension Press Release 08 Oct 2015 The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Recognises GLOBALG.A.P. Aquaculture Scope Extension PARIS, 8th October 2015 — The GFSI Board of Directors is pleased to announce a new scope extension. The GLOBALG.A.P. Integrated Farm Assurance scheme, Aquaculture has been successfully benchmarked by GFSI and has achieved recognition against the GFSI Guidance Document Sixth Edition. The document has been recognised against: Scope A II – Farming of Fish The […]
GLOBALG.A.P. Renews GFSI Recognition for Harmonised Produce Safety Standard Press Release 18 May 2021 Recognition GLOBALG.A.P. Renews GFSI Recognition for Harmonised Produce Safety Standard PARIS and COLOGNE, 18th May 2021 — The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), The Consumer Goods Forum’s Coalition of Action on food safety, and GLOBALG.A.P. c/o FoodPLUS GmbH, a global organisation offering a set of standards for good agricultural practices (G.A.P.), are pleased to announce that GLOBALG.A.P. has successfully achieved recognition against GFSI’s Benchmarking Requirements […]
GLOBALG.A.P. Gains GFSI Recognition for Produce Handling Assurance Press Release 13 May 2021 Recognition GLOBALG.A.P. Gains GFSI Recognition for Produce Handling Assurance PARIS and COLOGNE, 13th May 2021 — The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), The Consumer Goods Forum’s Coalition of Action on food safety, and GLOBALG.A.P. c/o FoodPLUS GmbH, a global organisation offering a set of standards for good agricultural practices (G.A.P.), are pleased to announce that GLOBALG.A.P. has successfully achieved recognition against GFSI’s Benchmarking Requirements […]
The Connected Future of Certification: GlobalG.A.P. CEO Kristian Moeller Predicts the Future of CPOs News Update 17 Sep 2019 Benchmarking The Connected Future of Certification: GlobalG.A.P. CEO Kristian Moeller Predicts the Future of CPOs With over 200,000 certified farms under its umbrella, GlobalG.A.P. is one of the world’s most widely implemented implemented certification programmes for agricultural facilities. The CPO began in the late 1990s as EurepGAP, but changed its name in 2007 in keeping with its expanding presence on the global stage. GFSI recognition helps GlobalG.A.P. and its fellow […]
GLOBALG.A.P. Achieves GFSI Recognition for its HPSS Programme News Update 17 Sep 2019 Benchmarking GLOBALG.A.P. Achieves GFSI Recognition for its HPSS Programme It is with pleasure that the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) announces that the GLOBALG.A.P. HPSS programme version 1.1-2 has achieved recognition against Version 7.2 of the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements. For GFSI, the opportunity to continue working with Certificate Programme Owners (CPOs) towards the harmonisation of programmes around the world is highly valued; it is one […]
GLOBALG.A.P. Recognised against GFSI Benchmarking Requirements Version 7.1 News Update 19 Feb 2019 GLOBALG.A.P. Recognised against GFSI Benchmarking Requirements Version 7.1   It is with pleasure that the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) announces that the GLOBALG.A.P. IFA programme has achieved recognition against Version 7.1 of the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements. For GFSI, the opportunity to continue working with Certificate Programme Owners (CPOs) towards the harmonisation of programmes around the world is highly valued; it is one of our strategic tools […]
New Benchmarking Consultation Open: GLOBALG.A.P. News Update 30 Nov 2018 New Benchmarking Consultation Open: GLOBALG.A.P. The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) is opening a new stakeholder consultation, a vital step in the benchmarking of  GLOBALG.A.P. against the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements Version 7.1. GFSI was very pleased that GLOBALG.A.P. applied for re-assessment against this new version of the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements and, in doing so, renewed their long-term commitment to GFSI and our continued efforts towards harmonisation […]
GLOBALG.A.P, HOP Sub-scope V5.3 Recognised Against GFSI Benchmarking Requirements News Update 24 Mar 2020 GFSI GLOBALG.A.P, HOP Sub-scope V5.3 Recognised Against GFSI Benchmarking Requirements It is with pleasure that the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) announces that GLOBALG.A.P., HOP Sub-scope V5.3 is now recognised against Version 7.2 of the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements.   GLOBALG.A.P. issued the HOP Sub-scope and expressed their will to apply for GFSI recognition. At GFSI, we are always delighted when Certification Programme Owners applies for […]
New Benchmarking Consultation Open: GLOBALG.A.P., HPSS V.1.2 and PHA V.1.2 News Update 23 Feb 2021 Certification New Benchmarking Consultation Open: GLOBALG.A.P., HPSS V.1.2 and PHA V.1.2 UPDATE: 2ndApril 2021: Please note that this Consultation is now closed. GFSI is opening a new stakeholder consultation, a vital step in the benchmarking of HPSS V1.2 and PHA V1.2, which are standards from GLOBALG.A.P., against the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements Version 2020.1. Already one of the GFSI-recognised certification programmes, GLOBALG.A.P. applied for the benchmarking of their […]
New Public Consultation Open: GLOBALG.A.P, Standard IFA for Crops HOP V5.2 News Update 16 Jan 2020 Consultation New Public Consultation Open: GLOBALG.A.P, Standard IFA for Crops HOP V5.2   GFSI is opening a new stakeholder consultation, a vital step in the benchmarking of IFA for Crops sub-scope HOP V5.2, a standard from GLOBALG.A.P., against the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements Version 7.2.   Already one of the GFSI-recognised certification programmes, GLOBALG.A.P. has applied for the benchmarking of their HOP sub-scope for Crops standard to get […]
New Benchmarking Consultation Open: GLOBALG.A.P. HPSS News Update 27 Jun 2019 Consultation New Benchmarking Consultation Open: GLOBALG.A.P. HPSS GFSI is opening a new stakeholder consultation, a vital step in the benchmarking of HPSS, a standard from GLOBAL G.A.P., against the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements Version 7.1. Already one of the GFSI-recognised certification programmes, GlobalG.A.P. applied for the benchmarking of their HPSS standard to obtain GFSI recognition. Why a Consultation? Open stakeholder consultations are an important step in […]
The Connected Future of Certification: GlobalG.A.P. CEO Kristian Moeller Offers a CPO Perspective Video 18 Sep 2019 Certification The Connected Future of Certification: GlobalG.A.P. CEO Kristian Moeller Offers a CPO Perspective
GFSI 2018 A Turning Point for Food Safety in Asia Blog 22 Feb 2018 GFSI 2018 A Turning Point for Food Safety in Asia 2018 marks the first year that Japan will host GFSI’s Global Food Safety Conference, and only the second year that the conference will take place in Asia. Of the conference’s 1,000 delegates from over 50 countries, many will be visiting Japan for the first time. I encourage these first-time visitors to sample Tokyo’s diverse culinary culture, […]
“Trust in the Process”: How GFSI Enhances Credibility Across the Food Chain News Update 29 Oct 2019 Certification “Trust in the Process”: How GFSI Enhances Credibility Across the Food Chain     GFSI’s 11 benchmarked CPOs address every scope associated with food safety from farm to fork. Some focus on specific scopes, while others, like Safe Quality Food (SQF), cover the entire supply chain in one comprehensive programme. In North America alone, SQF has issued over 7,000 certificates to sites that range from primary production […]
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